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Electricity as the Basis of Behavior

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25894-meet-the-electric-life-forms-that-live-on-pure-energy.html#.U8rFDo1dWYk

 

Everything about the behavior of these bacterium is in direct response to energy proper, nothing interim such as digestion to reduce something to its energetic essence, it begins and ends with essence. Could the behavior of animals evolved to be different from such a platform in that their minds are configured to reduce complex context to a simple and underlying energetic template? And is it possible to intuit this energetic dynamic at work in the complex doings of animals (most especially collective swarm-like behaviors) were one to learn to not project thoughts onto the things that animals do?
Published July 19, 2014 by Kevin Behan
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2 responses to “Electricity as the Basis of Behavior”

  1. pragmatix says:

    Indeed it should be possible if we considered your theory in terms of the physical sciences. Then we might be able to grasp that terms like “stress” mean a force acting on a body, rather than jumping to the the psychological construct that we’ve ascribed the same term to.

    If we examine it through the myopic lens of the meta-science of animal cognition (perhaps this should be renamed the “animals are stupid humans” principle), all we’ll see is gibberish.

  2. Carol Speier says:

    I found the “electricity as the basis of behavior” to be very interesting…we are all energy beings. We just have to learn to accept ways of knowing beyond or outside of our usual definition of thinking.

    I am not sure that the article referenced below applies directly to the thread above, however subatomic and sub-cellular activities/communications must have something in common.
    August 2014 issue of Scientific American “A New Kind of Inheritance” by Michael K. Skinner

    I found it most interesting that exposure to harmful chemicals, stress and other factors can result in changes that are detectable in future offspring without changing the genetic code. these acquired changes are called epigenetic changes. They control which genes are turned on or off and these changes can be passed on to future generations.

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